Category Archives: 1990s

Sarah McLachlan appears on ‘Saturday Night Live’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 22 1997)


Video: 'Sarah McLachlan - Sweet Surrender (SNL 1997)'

(Saturday, November 22, 1997, 11:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. EST) — Canadian singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan performed tonight on NBC-TV’s Saturday Night Live performing “Sweet Surrender” and appearing on the Weekend Update segment (click here to watch that). Continue reading Sarah McLachlan appears on ‘Saturday Night Live’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 22 1997)

INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence found dead 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 22 1997)


Video: 'MICHAEL HUTCHENCE (INXS) E TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY, 1997 [354]'

(Saturday, November 22, 1997, 11:50 a.m. AEDT)Michael Hutchence, the lead singer of the Australian rock group INXS, was found dead today, having hung himself with a belt in his hotel room in the Ritz Carlton in Double Bay, a suburb of Sydney. Continue reading INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence found dead 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 22 1997)

Paul McCartney tapes appearance on ‘Oprah’ 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 20 1997)


Video: 'Paul McCartney on Oprah' (5 videos)

(Thursday, November 20, 1997) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney taped an appearance for the Nov. 24, 1997, edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show today at the Manhattan Center in New York City, performing “Young Boy” and “Flaming Pie” from his latest album, Flaming Pie. Continue reading Paul McCartney tapes appearance on ‘Oprah’ 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 20 1997)

Sarah McLachlan appears on ‘Northwest Afternoon’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 19 1997)


Video: 'Sarah Interview Part 2_Building A Mystery'

(Wednesday, November 19, 1997, 3:00 p.m. PST) — Canadian singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan appeared today on KOMO-TV’s Northwest Afternoon in the Puget Sound area of Washington, performing “Building a Mystery” and “Possession.” Continue reading Sarah McLachlan appears on ‘Northwest Afternoon’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 19 1997)

‘The Lion King’ musical officially opens on Broadway 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 13 1997)


Video: 'The Lion King OBC 1997 New York' (20 videos)

(Thursday, November 13, 1997, 6:30 p.m. EST)The Lion King, a musical based on the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name with music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice, officially opened tonight on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theater. Continue reading ‘The Lion King’ musical officially opens on Broadway 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 13 1997)

‘Titanic’ premieres at Tokyo International Film Festival 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 1 1997)


Video: 'Titanic' trailer

(Saturday, November 1, 1997, evening JST)Titanic, an American epic romance-disaster film about young lovers from opposite sides of the tracks who find their love tested during the maiden voyage of the doomed ocean liner, premiered tonight at the Tokyo International Film Festival. Continue reading ‘Titanic’ premieres at Tokyo International Film Festival 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Nov 1 1997)

Marlins beat Indians to win World Series 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 26 1997)


Video: '1997 World Series, Game 7: Indians @ Marlins'

(Sunday, October 26, 1997, 7:55 p.m.-12:05 a.m. EST) — The Florida Marlins won the 1997 World Series today, beating the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in 11 innings at Pro Player Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, in the seventh and deciding game. Continue reading Marlins beat Indians to win World Series 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 26 1997)

Two ex-Beatles attend Stella McCartney’s Chloe debut 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 15 1997)

(Wednesday, October 15, 1997) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney, his wife Linda, former Beatle Ringo Starr and his wife Barbara, attended Stella McCartney’s (Paul and Linda’s youngest daughter) first catwalk show for the fashion house Chloe today at the Opéra Garnier in Paris. Continue reading Two ex-Beatles attend Stella McCartney’s Chloe debut 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 15 1997)

McCartney’s ‘Standing Stone’ premieres in London 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1997)


Video: 'Paul McCartney - Celebration'

(Tuesday, October 14, 1997, 7:30 p.m. BST) — Paul McCartney’s new classical piece Standing Stone premiered tonight at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Continue reading McCartney’s ‘Standing Stone’ premieres in London 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 14 1997)